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Working on Stainless Steel Sculpture Calyx

The Voice: Hey, Kev. What are you doing?

Kevin Caron: I'm here in the studio working on Calyx today. This is a stainless steel garden sculpture; here's a picture of it that I created in CAD.

Right now I'm working on the tallest piece of the sculpture. It's about 7 feet tall. When this part is finished, I'll make the other three arms, followed by a stand for it to sit on. Then I can weld it all together.

This piece of contemporary art will be entirely made of stainless steel: the 16-gauge stainless steel, so it won't rust and it will have a nice, smooth, shiny metal finish to it out in the garden.

All it needs is to be oiled up every now and then, just like the appliances in your kitchen. So, there's really nothing to care for. It won't rust and it will be a beautiful piece of garden art when I get done with it.

Now, if you'll excuse me, I'm going to get to work here.

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